December 2, 2022



Keyamo’s gaffe confirms APC’s monument of poverty, insecurity, scandals – Atiku’s aide

Mr. Phrank Shaibu, the Particular Assistant on Public Communication to the Presidential Candidate of the Folks’s Democratic Celebration (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described the confession on a nationwide tv by the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo that “Nigerians are hungry” as a vindication of his lengthy held place that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration was nothing however a monument of poverty, insecurity, and scandals of unprecedented proportion.

In an announcement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, Shaibu alleged that the ruling APC in its desperation to make use of an “assault canine” to spearhead its onslaught towards the opposition events within the months resulting in 2023 common elections ended up conceding the very essential place of projecting the general public picture and repute of its presidential candidate to a person famous for “scoring own-goals.”

Keyamo had on Sunday, throughout an interview on Channels Tv, stated Nigerians had been hungry and might’t watch for a brand new chief who will present answer to their starvation.

However in a response, Shaibu stated Keyamo’s assertion was a validation of the PDP’s place that the APC authorities has frittered away the goodwill of Nigerians, “no, due to gross incompetence and waffling management that has continued to shock the citizenry.”

”A celebration who requested Nigerians to dream once more has succeeded in turning their desires into nightmares merely due to their incompetence. Nigerians are worse off right this moment than they had been when the APC took over on Might twenty ninth 2015, and the nation underneath the president’s watch has develop into extra divided right this moment than at every other time for the reason that civil struggle of 1967 to 1970,” Shaibu stated.

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He stated nobody ever imagined that any administration would ever make issues worse than they’ve been, citing the case of energy, which has worsened a lot that the one level of sunshine for a majority of Nigerians has been the solar in the course of the day and the moon at night time!

The Particular Assistant to the PDP Presidential Candidate stated he was in settlement with Keyamo that though the Buhari administration continues to beat its chest over a supposed financial progress yr in yr out, it has shut its eyes to the paradox of worsening poverty amongst Nigerians, as attested to not too long ago by its company, the Nationwide Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

In keeping with the bureau, the poverty headcount has jumped from 40.1% in 2018/2019 to 42.0% in 2020 and 42.6% in 2022, translating to 95.1 million Nigerians dwelling in poverty, regardless of a 3.54% gross home product GDP) progress within the nation’s economic system.

”I’ve persistently maintained that financial progress in itself is meaningless if it doesn’t translate to raised life for tens of millions of our residents dwelling in poverty. I hate to say it, however the information of the Buhari’s administration’s company, the NBS has confirmed that that is true,” Shaibu stated.

Shaibu lamented that Nigerians had since misplaced hope regarding APC’s capability to make sure the safety of life and property, a key duty of any authorities; examine runaway corruption and forestall shameful scandals.

”As on the final depend, over 35,000 Nigerians have been despatched to their early graves by the rampaging Boko Haram and so-called bandits, because the APC Administration flip-flops on the appropriate method to finish the disaster. 

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“Add this to the persevering with circumstances of kidnapping for ransom and different violent crimes throughout the nation, and one begins to wonder if Nigeria is on the highway to Somalia, or if certainly Buhari has deserted his responsibility submit,” Shaibu alleged.

The Particular Assistant to the previous Vice President stated the APC administration’s seven years in workplace have been years characterised by scandals and monumental corruption which have put a deceive the president’s pledge, at his inauguration, to struggle corruption with out worry or favour.

Shaibu stated, with serving ministers like Keyamo coming ahead to render damning verdict of gross ineptitude towards the APC administration, the voters now know that they haven’t any possibility than to reject the clueless, incompetent All Progressives Congress (APC) that has put the nation within the mess that it has now discovered itself.